Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Gravity ~ Character Posters of Sandra Bullock and George Clooney: Don't Let Go

Warner Bros. released two new character posters for Alfonso Cuarón  ("Children of Men," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,"  "Y Tu Mamá También").new film "Gravity." The director and his son Jonás wrote the screenplay.

Above is the character poster for veteran astronaut, Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney), who is the commander of the shuttle flight,

Below is a poster for Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) a medical engineer on her first Space Shuttle mission 

During a spacewalk, the space shuttle is destroyed, and Stone and Kowalsky are stranded in space with no communications with Earth.

  The official synopsis from the film's web page is pretty long, but here it is:
"Academy Award® winners Sandra Bullock (“The Blind Side”) and George Clooney (“Syriana”) star in “Gravity,” a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. The film was directed by Oscar® nominee Alfonso Cuarón (“Children of Men”). 
Dr. Ryan Stone (Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (Clooney) in command. But on a seemingly routine mission, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalski completely alone—tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness. The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth…and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. 
But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
“Gravity” was written by Alfonso Cuarón & Jonás Cuarón, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman (the “Harry Potter” films). Chris deFaria, Nikki Penny and Stephen Jones served as executive producers. 
The behind-the-scenes team includes multiple Oscar®-nominated director of photography Emmanuel Lubezki (“Children of Men,” “The New World”); production designer Andy Nicholson (art director “Alice in Wonderland”); editors Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger (VFX editor “Children of Men”); and costume designer Jany Temime (the “Harry Potter” films). The visual effects were handled by Oscar®-nominated visual effects supervisor Tim Webber (“The Dark Knight”). The music was composed by Steven Price (“Attack the Block”). 
Warner Bros. Pictures Presents an Esperanto Filmoj/Heyday Films Production, an Alfonso Cuarón Film, “Gravity.” The film will be released in 3D and 2D and IMAX®, and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment company."

Warner Bros. is releasing "Gravity" to theaters in the U.S. on October 4, and in the U.K. on October 18th,  2013.


Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Year:  2013
Staring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney
Director: Alfonso Cuarón 
Producer(s): Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman
Writer: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 90 minutes
Release Date:  10/4/2013

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